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TransCanada Corp’s recent decision to abandon its $12 billion plan to build the Energy East pipeline, combined with delays to other export pipeline projects, may create a resurgence in crude…
The Sulphur Institute announced that Jack Cohn, Senior Vice President and Industry Unit Leader at Savage Services Corp., has assumed responsibilities as Chairman of the Washington-based trade organization.
In response to a congressional request in the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act, The US Department of Transportation entered into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences (NAS)…
Two railcar orders, one for 2,500 railcars valued at $200 million, the other for 1,400 valued at $120 million, have brought the Greenbrier Companies, Inc. to a total of 3,900…
Wabtec Corp. has acquired AM General Contractor, a Europe-based manufacturer of safety systems, mainly for transit rail cars. Based in Europe, AM has annual sales of about $25 million.
Two shipper surveys, one on railcars, the other on rail service, conducted by Cowen and Company at the Sept. 26-28 Northeast Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) 2017 annual conference indicated…
OmniTRAX, Inc., announced that Pierre-Luc Mathieu will lead OmniTRAX Energy Solutions (OES) as president, effective immediately. OES comprises the company’s offerings to the proppant supply chain, including terminals in several…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail volumes for the week ending September 23 set a new record for intermodal traffic in both the U.S. and Canada. Total U.S.…
Even as some of its customers wait for their objections to service issues to be sustained, CSX was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the…
Tradepoint Atlantic, the multimodal logistics center near Baltimore, announced the completion of FedEx Ground’s new distribution facility at Sparrows Point.
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